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Wed Jul 29, 2015, 11:55 AM

5. Lafayette Shooting Adds Another Angry Face in the Gunmen’s Gallery

By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON, RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA and ALAN BLINDER
JULY 24, 2015

... Accounts from acquaintances, law enforcement officials and court records portrayed Mr. Houser, 59, of Phenix City, Ala., who also took his own life, as a man with a diffuse collection of troubles and grievances — personal, political and social — who had a particular anger for women, liberals, the government and a changing world.

Because he had been accused of both domestic violence and soliciting arson, though never successfully prosecuted, he was denied a permit to carry a concealed pistol. His family repeatedly described him as violent and mentally ill; his mental health had been called into question going back decades, and he spent time in a hospital receiving psychiatric care. He vandalized the house he was evicted from last year, and tampered with the gas lines in a way that could have caused a fire or explosion.

Given his history, he should not have been allowed to own a gun, said Sheriff Heath D. Taylor of Russell County, where Mr. Houser lived ...


http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/25/us/lafayette-theater-shooting-john-houser.html?_r=0

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